Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

CTOvision

Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions.

Microsoft Joins Hot Open Source PaaS Project Cloud Foundry

Data Center Knowledge

The once notoriously anti-open source company has realized it's making tons of money in the cloud thanks to open source software. Cloud Design Microsoft Open SourceRead More.

Using Open Source Software in a SecDevOps Environment

CTOvision

On 21 June 2018 the Open Source Software3 Institute is hosting a discussion that should be of high interest to enterprise technologists in the DC/Northern Virginia, Maryland area. From their invite: Come hear from our panelists about how the worlds of Open Source Software and the Secure Development / Operations (SecDevOps) intersect and strengthen one [.].

Open source no longer scares the enterprise

Computer Weekly

Open source breaks the rules on corporate procurement, but developers never play by the rules and now open source has sneaked in through the back door

Open source storage hits the mainstream

Computer Weekly

Open source storage has gained mainstream acceptance in high performance computing, analytics, object storage, cloud (OpenStack) and NAS use, but can it crack the enterprise

What is Open-source Intelligence (OSINT) and its its advantages for Ethical-Hackers?

Doctor Chaos

written by Amine Amhoume is a freelance writer and Ethical-Hacker What is Open-source Intelligence? Open-source Intelligence or OSINT is a part of the reconnaissance process that consists of using any online public intelligence that can provide information about a company, organization, or individuals. Tools Open-source Intelligence OSINT

Majority of open source has security flaws

Computer Weekly

Software audit highlights major security weaknesses across all open source software

Platform9 Raises $22M to Make Open Source Cloud Infrastructure Tech Easier

Data Center Knowledge

Business Cloud Open Source StartupsHPE, Redpoint, Menlo participate in Series C round led by Canvas Read More.

NHS to get open source API lab

Computer Weekly

NHS Digital plans on launching an API lab before the end of the year, with the goal accelerating development of interoperability in health and social care

The cloud could drive open source out of the enterprise

David Linthicum

For a decade, there’s a question that just won’t go away: Is the cloud killing open source? Open source software has been the backbone of enterprise platforms for a long time—remember the LAMP stack of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl? But consuming open source software via the cloud could change open source’s enterprise footprint. [ Free’ open source is not cheaper.

Open source helps Schiphol fly to multi-clouds

Computer Weekly

Amsterdam airport Schiphol is utilising open source software to create and use a multi-cloud platform with an open API

Open19: The Vendor-Friendly Open Source Data Center Project

Data Center Knowledge

Design Featured Hardware LinkedIn Open SourceIts licensing framework is one of the key differences between LinkedIn’s data center tech foundation and OCP. Read More.

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub

CTOvision

They are: geoevents: The GeoEvents project is a dynamic and customizable open source web presence that provides a common operational picture to consolidate activities, manage content, and provides a single point of discovery. By Bob Gourley.

Intel Finally Releases Its Rack Scale Design to Open Source

Data Center Knowledge

Just a few weeks ahead of its upcoming IDF conference in San Francisco, Intel announced Thursday that the data center asset utilization platform it has been assembling since 2013 is now ready to be shared with the open source community.

Managing open-source security: a legal perspective

Computer Weekly

Open-source software is being used more widely than ever – but do IT leaders understand the legal risks

OpenStack vs hyper-converged: Open-source cloud in the datacentre

Computer Weekly

We look at how to deploy OpenStack on hyper-converged infrastructure and how HCI suppliers’ products can support deployment of the open-source cloud in the datacentre

Red Hat launches open source hyper-converged infrastructure

Computer Weekly

Infrastructure bundles OS, hypervisor and storage software components from the open source distributor and is aimed at SMEs and remote office use cases

NGA and DigitalGlobe Release Powerful Application To Community Under Open Source License

CTOvision

Sharing the application with the open source community helps accelerate its potential to become the standard for storing, enriching and analyzing massive amounts of raster data in a distributed cloud environment. By Bob Gourley.

Open Source APM Gains Momentum

Forrester IT

The open source collaborative model has been very effective at creating the tools that support high frequency agile releases. The success of collaborative open source tools in development suggests that operations may be headed the same way. And in the last year a lot more of my clients are asking about open source APM tools as an alternative to commercial solutions. Read more in my newest brief "DevOps Will Drive Open Source APM."

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community

CTOvision

Here is their press release : NSA Releases First in Series of Software Products to Open Source Community. The software is “open source,” which means its code is available to the public – in this case, through the Apache Software Foundation. By Bob Gourley.

How to avoid technical debt in open source communities

Computer Weekly

Businesses that make use of open source software should dedicate resources to supporting and maintaining the projects their organisations rely on

Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups

CTOvision

The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google's highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. Great benefits with open-source.

Pivotal opens up Cloud Foundry to open source fights

David Linthicum

Pivotal spun out the Cloud Foundry Foundation last week, marking another instance where a commercial effort turns into an open source play. Cloud Computing Open Source Software The Industry Standard PaaS Open Source Software It''ll be interesting see how this move works, given that both OpenStack and Red Hat''s OpenShift PaaS platforms are aimed at the same users. There are three hurdles for the CFF to get past: read more.

Why Open Source Is Really Disrupting Enterprise Software

Forrester IT

I had an epiphany today about a major reason open source is disrupting enterprise software. In the open source model, the code is, well.open source. Cool, talented open source developers don't generally want to work for big, stoggie software vendors. Furthermore, customers bought into open source to avoid vendor lock in, so buying for the customers is not all that attractive either.

Top Open Source Software Challenges for 2017

Data Center Knowledge

Open source software is thriving, but it faces challenges related to cloud computing, IoT, corporate control, software forks and more. Read More. Shared

Getting stuck on OpenStack: Overcoming the open source cloud platform's upgrade barriers

Computer Weekly

Some members of the OpenStack community are finding it a struggle to upgrade to newer versions of the open source cloud operating system. Could customisation be to blame

Russia Weighs Replacing IBM, Microsoft With Open-Source Software

Data Center Knowledge

Duma is drafting a bill to restrict government agencies from buying licensed software, giving preference to open-source software. Read More. Europe Government IBM Microsoft Oracle Technology

Open Source Technologies Provide Cloud-Ready Big Data Control

Data Center Knowledge

If you''re working with big data, it''s time to look at some powerful, cloud-ready, open-source technologies. Big Data Cloud Computing Big data cloud open source Bill Kleyman looks at eight technology projects that can help make sense of the explosion of data.

Using Open Source Solutions for Cloud-Ready Big Data Management

Data Center Knowledge

Open source big data management can help rein in today''s massive and massively distributed volume of data. Big Data Cloud Computing Big data cloud open source Read More.

From consumers to contributors: The evolution of open source in the enterprise

Computer Weekly

The use of open source software is commonplace in enterprises, but many organisations are still reluctant to contribute their own code, despite the benefits it can bring

Deck and resources: Open Source + Microsoft Azure

IT Pros Rock!

Thank you to those who attended my webcast event on Open Source + Microsoft Azure last week. It was a great opportunity to discuss and demonstrate the broad support that's available on the Azure cloud platform for Open Source software solutions! In this article, I'm providing a copy of the deck we used for our session, as well as a set of additional resources that may be helpful in your continued learning and preparation around Open Source scenarios with Azure.

Microsoft PowerShell Goes Open Source

Data Center Knowledge

It will also now be available on Linux Read More. Shared

Microsoft debuts Project Olympus to boost open source datacentre hardware development

Computer Weekly

Microsoft wants to give open source datacentre hardware developers earlier access to its designs to speed up the time it takes to bring new products to market with Project Olympus